CNH Industrial announced that it has joined the 5G Open Innovation Lab (â5GOILabâ), a global ecosystem of applied innovation for companies, universities and government institutions working on the development of 5G technologies, as a business partner.
âWe are extremely happy to join the 5G Open Innovation Lab as the premier industrial partner for precision agriculture. This unique platform allows us to collaborate with innovative startups and collaborate with brilliant minds working on transformative 5G technologies in agriculture, âsaid Scott Wine, CEO of CNH Industrial. âThis partnership underscores our commitment to aggressively improve our precision farming portfolio through the development of new connected digital technologies that enable our customers to unlock the true potential of their farms.
âRural connectivity is the foundation of many digital technologies and we are excited about how connectivity will enhance the user experience for our Case IH and New Holland customers and dealers. New digital solutions help increase crop yields while reducing input costs through more precise application, accurately steer equipment on a predetermined guidance path in the field, provide more predictive maintenance and to wirelessly connect the field and the office, âsaid Parag Garg, chief digital officer. , CNH Industriel. âThese digital technologies not only support the productivity and profitability of a farm operation, but they also promote more sustainable solutions and environmental stewardship. 5G solutions and advanced computing provide the infrastructure to accelerate the development of real-world solutions that elevate our business and empower our customers. We are excited to jointly lead rural connectivity and advanced computing pilot projects that will demonstrate the benefits to our Case IH and New Holland customers and their dealers. “
The 5G Open Innovation Lab recently launched its first agricultural application development field lab with dedicated access to a 5G-capable CBRS LTE private network and a state-of-the-art computing platform that will serve CNH Industrial to dynamic test platform to drive digital agricultural solutions for its customers.
The 5G Open Innovation Lab selects 15 to 20 member companies twice a year in the spring and fall to join the ecosystem and participate in its 12-week program. Meanwhile, the program companies are working closely with founding partners and companies to accelerate monetization opportunities for 5G, advanced computing, and other use cases and solutions globally. in various sectors.